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Madison Town Campus
8 Campus Drive
06443 Madison , CT
United States
41° 17' 44.232" N, 72° 34' 35.0328" W
Connecticut US
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Project Summary

The Madison Hazards and Community Resilience Workshops: Summary of Findings report is the culmination of an engagement process focused on comprehensively reducing risk and improving resilience in the Town of Madison, Connecticut through a community-driven process. This effort identified the top priority adaptation actions for the town derived through stakeholder consensus.

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94510 Benicia , CA
United States
38° 2' 57.714" N, 122° 9' 30.8808" W
California US

Project Summary

Benicia is a waterfront community in the San Francisco Bay Area. The city is home to a thriving arts community, beautiful weather and scenic vistas, a downtown full of charming boutiques and antique shops, and an industrial park and port that provide jobs to Benicia residents. However, all of this is threatened by the impacts of future climate change. Sea level rise, storm surge, and extreme temperatures are projected to increase significantly over the coming decades.

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9300 Lee Highway
22031 Fairfax , VA
United States
38° 52' 20.4312" N, 77° 15' 55.854" W
Virginia US
Organization Overview: 

ICF International provides professional services and technology solutions that deliver beneficial impact in areas critical to the world's future. We strive to maximize beneficial impact—for people, businesses, and governments—in areas that matter. As trusted partners, we advise, execute, and innovate to provide lasting solutions to our clients' and society's most challenging issues.

Location

250 East L Street
94510 Benicia , CA
United States
38° 3' 9.0324" N, 122° 9' 12.3264" W
California US
Organization Overview: 

The coastal City of Benicia is located in Solano County, California.

The Community Sustainability Commission (CSC)

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Salem recognizes the importance of being prepared for climate change and has produced this Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan (Plan). The Plan investigates some of the most serious climate change impacts, the resulting stresses to different sectors in the City, and outlines project ideas to address some of the most critical issues. The goal for this plan is to identify immediate, actionable adaptation priorities, and incorporate these into existing and future projects and policies.

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Climate change is impacting communities of color disproportionately. To respond to these challenges, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Environmental and Climate Justice Program is working to educate communities on adapting to climate change. Jacqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, discusses her work on equity indicators and applications.

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The Urban Land Institute convened its first major meeting focused on resilience on September 4–5, 2014. The San Francisco conference brought together several hundred leading real estate, development, finance, planning, and policy professionals to explore strategies for building resilient cities.

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The insurance industry's keen interest in climate change goes back decades. Evan Mills, a climate change researcher at the University of California who specializes in the financial services sector, explains that climate change is a “stress test” for the insurance industry because “insurers abhor unquantified and unpriced risks, as well as market distortions” introduced by public policy makers.

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How does one protect and enhance the value of a real estate asset, community, and infrastructure as the climate changes and sea levels rise?

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Over the past five years, the U.S. Department of Transportation has been conducting a climate change vulnerability assessment pilot in Mobile, Alabama, known as Phase 2 of the Gulf Coast Study.

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